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administration did more than just deregulation. they lowered the taxes on the top. one of the things to remember, several decades after world war ii were decades in which the country grew much faster than it did in the decades after 1980. and the country grew together. every group grew but the bottom grew more than the top. so we-- we grew together. after 1980, we grew most slowly and we grew apart. one of the things is we lowered the tax rates on the top. that increased the divide. and the other one is we deregulated, particularly in the financial sector, continued under clinton, under bush. >> rose: where you were the chairman of the council of economic -- >> i opposed those deregulation movements. but this deregulation allowed the banks more scope for moving money from the bottom, all those kind of predatory lending and kinds of practices that we saw. move the money from the bottom to the top. and if you look disproportionately large number of people at the top, in that 1% are from the financial sector. as a teacher, i see it in a slightly different way. i see a disproportionately large numbe
, this is "democracy now!" >> we immediately went out and rescued general motors. we went ahead and major we cut taxes from the middle-class. in addition, when that occurred, what did romney do? m the romney said to let foreclosures hit the bottom rate is should not surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. >> with respect to that, the vice-president very well knows that sometimes the words do not come out of your mouth or by way. [laughter] >> but i always say what i mean. and so does romney. >> as vice-president joe biden and republican congress member paul ryan spar in kentucky, in their only vice-presidential debate, we break the sound barrier including two candidates shut out by the two men political parties. chicano writer luis rodriguez, the vice president to candidate of the justice party, and cheri honkala of the green party. >> there's a real crisis happening in this country. when corporations and the wealthy to pay someone to do child labor or slave wages, why would they pay the american worker a decent wage? >> and ga
plan he would just pretend it did not exist. what $5 dream tax cut? i don't know anything about a $5 during tax cut. pay no attention to that tax cut under the carpet behind the curtain. when he is asked how he will cut the deficit, he says he can make the math work by eliminating local public funding for pbs. now, by the way, this is not new. this is what he has been saying every time he's asked a question. "well, we can cut out pbs." for all your moms and kids, don't worry, summit is finally getting tough on big bird. >> mitt romney criticize president obama for focusing on what he called "saving the big bird swo." >> these are tough times with tough issues for you have to scratch your head when you to the president's been in the last week talking about big bird. [applause] i actually think we need a president who talks about saving the american people and setting good jobs and saving our future. >> ohio is asking the supreme court to overturn a federal pills ruling that struck down the state's effort to prevent early voting the weekend before the election. although as republican c
as a lone voice. she as argued for years for discipline and tax on financial transactions 1. 1 euro zone countries will go ahead with the tax. and they twawant to curb speculative trading and raise revenues for crises that might pop up. finance ministers from spain, italy, slovakia and estonia all threw their weight behind the plan. that brought the number of supporting countries to 11. but european union representatives from britain and netherland are opposed. and won't be implementing the tax. european commission officials say they will propose common rules on the tax when the finance ministers meet again next month. >>> top officials from world of finance, of course, when people at the meetings look around. they might notice some of the colleagues are absent. the finance min steshgs governme -- minister will not attend, many believe the chinese are protesting. conference officials say finance minister, xuchlt ren and governor of the bank of china, xiaochuan will skip the event. saying zhou had a scheduling confli conflict. reporting the nation's deputy bank governor and finance minist
and dad, the people i grew up, and my neighbors, they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> their ideas are old and their ideas are bad and they eliminate the guarantee of medicare. >> that statistic was completely misleading but more importantly -- >> that's the facts. >> this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. >> rose: joining me now in new york is rich lowry, editor of the "national review", from danville is mark halperin of time magazine, chuck todd of nbc news and from washington al hunt, executive editor of bloomberg news, joining us shortly from washington will be katty kay of the bbc world news america, gwen ifill of pbs and joining us in new york is john dickerson of nbc news and slate magazine, i am glad to have all of them and we go to al hunt for an assessment of what you saw in evening. >> charlie, we saw the anti-obama tonight, and his name was joe biden, the vice president did everything the president failed to do last week. he effectively, i felt rather effectively and passionately defended most admin
in the consumption tax will not keep japan out of trouble. the economists released their latest report on the fiscal outlooks for various countries. they're predicting japan's debt will rise to nearly 2 1/2 times gdp in 2013 no. now, lawmakers passed a bill to double the consumption tax rate to 10% by 2015 but the imf report says that's just not enough and calling on leaders to carry out additional large-scale tax hikes along with spending cuts and saying japan really needs to generate at least a quarter of a trillion dollars in revenue over the next ten years. that would add up to more than 5% of gdp. here is an interesting sidenote. chinese bankers had planned to be here but they're going to be staying away. state-run xinhua news agency says the bankers are protesting against japan's nationalization last month of islands in the east china sea. japan controls the senkaku islands. chinese leaders say the territory belongs to them. representatives of bank of china, china construction bank and agriculture bank of china will all be skipping the meetings. xinhua quoted a chinese commerce ministry offici
the cuts in terms of social services, health services, double cups of the rest of spain and double taxes. that is a really big imbalance. we must solve that. >> catalonia has a powerful hand to play -- it is the industrial powerhouse, rich, a kind of spanish germany. until now, nationalist politicians have played that hand to get concessions from madrid, but madrid now can only offer austerity and has repeatedly denied the region's attempts to gain more autonomy. >> we have the political power, but barcelona had the economic power, and now, we are trying in a very clear way to concentrate economic and political power. >> the catalan government now wants an independence referendum legal or otherwise. >> if the legal process does not run good enough, we will not stop. >> you will have a referendum? >> it is impossible to avoid it. >> if they ever do become a country, they will have no trouble forming a football team. at this soccer bar on tuesday night, there were no doubts about what is changing. >> i feel absolutely catalan. >> two or three years ago, people would say that independence t
to the u.s. refineries in taxes. addressing supporters in ohio, he said if elected, romney would approve the pipeline on his first day in office and land president obama for standing in the way of jobs the project would bring. -- and blamed president obama for standing in the way of jobs the project would bring. obama's delayed a final decision on the pipeline until after the november election. but transcanada is already clearing the way for its southern leg in taxes. for more than two weeks they've held a tree sit to block its path near winnsboro, texas. on thursday, actress daryl hannah and a 78-year-old east texas farmer were arrested by protesting the clearance her land seized by eminent domain. this is eleanor fairchild speaking as she stared down one of the transcanada possible closers. >> i am mad. this land is my land. it has been our land since 1983. our home is on it. they are going to destroy the woods and also they could destroy the springs. it is just devastating. it also is not very good that the tar sands -- this is not just about my land, but about all of our country. >>
' tax-exempt status. according to a recent survey by the christian polling organization lifeway, 87% of pastors believe pastors should refrain from making political endorsements. the survey included both evangelical and mainline clergy. >>> the supreme court opened its new term on monday and a majority of the justices -- six of the nine -- attended the annual red mass, held the sunday before at st. matthew's cathedral in washington. at the annual event, catholic leaders encourage the justices to draw wisdom from their faith as they make their decisions. the court is set to tackle controversial issues once again this term, including a case involving affirmative action at the university of texas. many religious groups are anxious to see if the court will also agree to hear arguments on same-sex marriage. >>> a leading opponent of same-sex marriage, catholic bishop salvatore cordileone, has been elevated to archbishop of san francisco. cordileone was formally installed in a ceremony on thursday. in the past, the archbishop said catholics who support same-sex marriage should not receive
expire and the price comes down and then consumers who by the way, through their taxes, are supporting a lot of the basic research that goes into this drug development, they have a right to get access to those drugs at a price they can afford. >> i know. but the brand -- if i were the ceo of a brand company i would think a lot of these generic companies are paracytic. now that's a tough word to use in regards to generics but they poach on what we have produced. right? and we run the risk. we get the down on this before we let you go vicki? >> let's take a look at this in comparison to other markets. let's look at all technologies and how price comes down. think about the price of a personal computer compared with the price of a computer today or the price of a dvd player. or even mp-3 player. somebody develops the technology. other people come along, use it and it's time to buy, they can make the product cheaper and that's real what he we are doing here. in many ways the brand name drug manufacturers are luckier. because they have a legislatively protected lot of contho >>> isn't it co
protection, etc., especially money, military aid, $4.1 billion in military aid of our tax money going to the 23rd wealthiest country in the world. president obama has done that more than any other president in history. so candidate romney's claim that obama is somehow throwing israel under a bus just does not slide. tavis: on the issue of afghanistan, governor romney did not get around to talking about it in his republican nomination acceptance speech. he did get around talking about it this week. what kind of debate will we have? what kind of a debate should we have about it can stand? >> i think one of the big problems is that we will not hear a debate about afghanistan. we will not hear about the more than 2000 u.s. soldiers who have been killed in afghanistan and we certainly will live here about the scores of thousands -- 10's, 20's of thousands of afghan civilians who have been killed in afghanistan because of this war. what we will hear from president obama is unwinding down. but that is not good enough. this is a war that we never had the possibility of "winning" whenever we -
from afghanistan to syria, medicare to taxes, neither man was giving ground. >> and still preserve the middle class -- >> not mathematically possible. >> it is. it's been done before. >> it has never been done before. >> it has been done a couple times before. >> now you're jack kennedy? >> but there was an under current of mutual respect and when it ended the two families joined them on stage. in the polls they were wondering if this man did enough to restore team obama's confidence. >> 10 years ago indonesia underwent the boly bombings many torturists from pretty much all over the world. survivors have been back to bomby to commemorate the anniversary. security was tight after they were warned of attacks. >> 10 years on. and the emotions are still raw. for some, the memorys are too much to bear. looking at the photos of those who died, australian and indonesiain' leaders stayed extremists tried to sew hatred between them, but failed. >> terrorists have killed and maimed thousands around the world but they will never sundayer or displace a single ideal. we will never forget all th
people understanding their paychecks, how much the government is taking out for various taxes. that creates better voters to know how to make -- if the government is this big and they're taking this much, how can i help sort out the priorities in terms of what the government should do, and be able to understand as well the recourse where there is, when they do sense they might to be victim of abuse in the workplace. that's appropriate in this case i think wage theft is one of those things we can count is being pretty well covered by the department of labor. >> would you like to see new legislation? >> i would because there are whole sets of workers who are not covered. we cover almost every worker, but there are about four or five categories of workers, all of them are mostly women and all of them are bottom of the economic pile. >> all right. that's it for this edition of to the con carrie. please follow me on twitte twitter@bonnie erbe and at "to the contrary" and check out our website pbs.org/ttc, where the discussion continues. whether you agree or think, "to the contrary,
different questions. and obviously a little more personals on taxes and promise the. >> yeah. you have been a team now for 25 years. >> right. >> the most successful team, i would say, since huntly brinkley whom you don't remember. i g-running team. very successful. what's next for you as journalists? >> i think that making that transition into english language and being able to reach all audiences and what i mean is not only hispanics that speak english but all audiences, to understand who we are. i think to elevate the position of latinos in this country and the role of latinos in this society is something that we sort of take on as a mission. >> to stay relevant it's very challenging right now to stay relevant when you have the internet, when you have social media. it's very difficult that your voice stays relevant and nothing gets lost among the noise. i think that's one of the most important things. and finally it has to do with trust. after 25 or 30 years if we say something and people trust what we say, that's the best a zblard maria and george, this has been a pleasure. >> thank you
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